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Image for The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1987.

The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1987.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1987.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 561

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp148, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. With insert ed programme and prize list. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1986, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, by Peter Downing, on the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty's Coronation, Victoria at Balmoral, Mount Keen, by Gillian Zealand; Ayo Gurkhali, by Major John Grimes, Highland Dancing- what the judges look for, by... View more info

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The Landing of Queen Victoria at Aberdeen, 8th September, 1848 with Key to Picture.

By: Allan, Richard Crossley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Taylor & Henderson: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005363

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth library binding light wear to top and bottom of spine and some fading to spine, library stamps throughout but otherwise Very Good. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations, fold out key to the famous painting to rear. View more info

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Riot, Revelry and Rout: Sport in Lowland Scotland before 1860.

By: Burnett, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2000. 1862320039: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 62

ISBN: 1862320039

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition paperback, pp ix, 287, incl B&W photos and illustrations, bibiography and index. The history of sport in Lowland Scotland from medieval times until the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. The focus is not only on kings and lairds, but also on the common people. S2. View more info

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Our Highland Home: Victoria and Albert in Scotland.

By: Cannizzo, Jeanne.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: National Galleries iof Scotland, 2005. 1903278589: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 275

ISBN: 1903278589

Condition: Fine


Hardback in fine condition. First edition. Pp56, with colour photographs and illustrations, with foreword and list of sources. S4.This book, which accompanied an exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh in March 2005, explores Queen Victoria's and her husband Prince Albert's love affair with Scotland. Their early journeys to Scotland, including visits to Dalkeith Palace, Taymouth Castle and Dumbarton will be examined, as well as their stays at Balmoral, to which they formed a deep attachment. The author, Jeanne Cannizzo, illuminates the private side of the royal couple's... View more info

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Council of the County of Aberdeen Minutes and Proceedings 1896 - 97.

By: Council of the County of Aberdeen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 003785

Condition: Very Good


Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight shelf wear, some fading to the boards. With list of members of the committee, index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Council of the County of Aberdeen. Contents: Aberdeen Asylum for the Blind, Aberdeen Female School of Industry, Security over lands of Oakbank, Aboyne Isolation Hospital, Outbreaks of Anthrax, Collieston Water Supply, Crathie Electoral Division, Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria's Reign, Inverurie Joint Hospital, Nazareth House Aberdeen, Nethermill Road and Bridge, Dr P... View more info

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Britain's Motor Industry: The First Hundred Years.

By: Georgano, Nick & Baldwin, Nick.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: G.T. Foulis & Co.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005991

ISBN: 0854299238

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, with some slight shelf wear, otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition. With b&w illustrations. With pp286, bibliography and index. With a foreword by HRH Prince Michael of Kent. Britain's Motor Industry: The First Hundred Years : the Fluctuating Fortunes of Britain's Car Manufacturers, from Queen Victoria's Time to the Present Day. Georgano became a schoolmaster. In 1966 he became a full-time writer and editor. He was Head Librarian at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu and is a member of the Museum's Advisory Council. THE PACKED WEI... View more info

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The Lost Salmon Flies of Balmoral

By: Innes, Colin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Coch-y-Bonddu Books: 2018

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006440

ISBN: 1904784887

Condition: New


Illustrated card wraps, New. Second, revised edition, pp 127, colour illustrations, bibliography. In 1880 John Michie went to work as a forester on Queen Victoria's estate at Balmoral on the banks of the Aberdeenshire Dee, eventually rising through the ranks to become the Factor. He kept detailed diaries and, as a keen salmon fly fisherman and fly dresser, he frequently described his fishing exploits on the Dee, as well as his fishing companions and his successful flies. Colin Innes gives us a short history of Balmoral, its royal connections, and its fishing; then, to put John Michie's flies... View more info

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John Brown, Queen Victoria's Highland Servant.

By: Lamont-Brown, Raymond.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: The History Press. 2010. 9780750927383: 2010

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 68

ISBN: 0750927380

Condition: New


New paperback, fifth edition 2010; pp xii, 234 with chronology, appendix 1, 2 and 3, notes, bibliography, index and B&W photographs. An account of the life of Queen Victoria's Highland servant John Brown. S2. View more info

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Ben Muich Dhui (Ben MacDhui, Mac Dhui) & His Neighbours: A Guide to the Cairngorm Mountains.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813061: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1290

ISBN: 1907813063

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. New edition published by Deeside Books, pp 12, xii, 84, map to rear, index. Ben Muich Dhui and his Neighbours is one of the earliest and scarcest of Alex Inkson McConnochie's publications and its printing in 1885 makes it a forerunner of the guide books used by today's hillwalkers. This book outlines the different routes across the Cairngorms along with the best ways of obtaining access, as well as the author providing vivid descriptions of the local scenery. The sport of hillwalking was still in its infancy in the latter part of the 19th cen... View more info

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Queen Victoria's Highland Home and Vicinity.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: G & W Morgan, c.1898.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 953

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with decorative embossed design. First edition, pp xii, 139, b&w illustrations. A selection of illustrations and descriptions of places visited by Queen Victoria in the North-East of Scotland. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Farewell in Splendour: The Death of Queen Victoria and Her Age.

By: Packard, Jerrold M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing, 2000. 0750925124: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 63

ISBN: 0750925124

Condition: Very Good


Second edition hardback in fine condition, with very slight shelfwear on the cover and the edges of the pages. Pp vi, 294, including B&W photographs, bibliography, notes and index. Farewell in Splendour recreates the last days of Queen Victoria's life, her death and the massive funeral and the aftermath of her reign. S2. View more info

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George Washington Wilson: Artist and Photographer

By: Roger Taylor

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The London Stereoscopic Company: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006164

ISBN: 0957424698

Condition: New


Hardcover in illustrated laminated boards, New. First edition, pp 208, colour and b&w illustrations, appendix, plate index, index. George Washington Wilson was one of Scotland's leading photographer in Victorian times, particularly in the art of stereo photography. He began his career as a portrait miniature painter, but in the late 1840s was an early adopter of photography, and started offering his clients photographic portraits. Prince Albert commissioned him to photograph the the construction of Balmoral Castle, and he also captured many historic portraits of Queen Victoria and family at ... View more info

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A Queen's Country .

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Limited, 2000. 0859765334: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0859765334

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very good, First Edition, pp xiii, 175, b&w illustrations, Deeside is intimately connected with the Royal family. This account of one of Scotland's most beautiful and evocative areas is the story of Royal Deeside and how it acquired its name. S2. View more info

George Washington Wilson Artist & Photographer (1823-93).

By: Taylor, Roger.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1479

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, Signed by Author on 19/08/18 in Deeside Books, pp x, 204, b&w illustrations, index, subject index. The story of Aberdeens famous phtotgrapher. SCARCE. S23. View more info

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The Contentious Crown: Public Discussion of the British Monarchy in the Reign of Queen Victoria.

By: Williams, Richard.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limite: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 64

ISBN: 1859281060

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp vii, 276, with introduction, notes and index. A study of comment on the monarchy in Victorian newspapers, journals, pamphlets and parliamentary debates. View more info